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Cricket Vocabulary Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of the vocabulary that you learned on the cricket reading page.

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. Small pieces of wood that sit on top of the stumps are called:
a) pads b) wickets c) bails
2. To protect their legs, batsmen and wicket-keepers wear:
a) stumps b) pads c) boxes
3. A ball that reaches the batsman without bouncing is a full:
a) Monty b) throw c) toss
4. A batsman who goes out before scoring gets a:
a) hook b) duck c) zero
5. If it's been raining and a pitch is damp, it can be called a sticky:
a) mickey b) wickey c) wicket
6. A delivery that spins away from the batsman, from the leg side to the off side, is a leg:
a) break b) spin c) side
7. If you score 100 runs, you've scored a:
a) single b) century c) duck
8. A shot that reaches the boundary after bouncing is called a:
a) four b) five c) six
9. A batsman is "bowled" if he misses the ball and it hits the:
a) wicketkeeper b) crease c) stumps
10. An over in which no runs are scored is a:
a) maiden over b) single over c) clear over

Contributor: Matt Errey